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The Team

An Independent Insurance Broker Works for You

As an independent insurance broker we act in your best interest.  We use our professional knowledge and experience to help you properly assess your insurance needs. We maintain a high level of education in our office.

Many on our Team at Rempel Insurance have a Canadian accredited insurance designation (CAIB) or are currently working towards their designation. Just one more way we strive to serve you better.

Management Team

Shawn Graydon, CAIB, AIPC
President/CEO

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2018 Became owner and CEO of Rempel Insurance Brokers
  • 2017 Appointed to the position of COO at Rempel Insurance Brokers
  • 2016 Nominated and Won Broker of the Year in Canada
  • 2013 Elected to the Manitoba Trucking Association, Associated Trades Executive
  • 2012 Rempel Insurance Business Development Manager
  • 2011 Nominated and Won Employee of the Year by the Pembina Valley Development Corporation
  • 2010 Achieved AIPC Designation (Associate in Insurance Production, Canada); completed the Elite Force Best Practices Producer Academy
  • 2008 Appointed to Management Team; Commercial Insurance Manager
  • 2004 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association Canada
  • 2000 Joined Rempel Insurance Brokers; trained to specialize in Long-Haul Trucking and Commercial Industry insurance
  • 1999 Began his insurance broker career in Winnipeg and became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac

e: Shawng@rempelinsurance.com

Shawn enjoys spending time with his family and friends. His favorite hobby is golfing, which leads to the adventure of exploring new courses.  Shawn values the communities and industry he works in; his volunteerism includes several community board level positions and industry committee appointments.

Cheryl Gemmell, B. Admin Dip., CAIB
Office Manager/Senior Account Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2012 Appointed as Rempel Insurance Office Manager
  • 2015 Achieved Certificate in Customer Service for the Insurance Professional (CSIP)
  • 2011 Appointed Rempel Insurance Office Supervisor and member of Management Team
  • 2004 Achieved CAIB Honors designation from the Insurance Brokers Association Canada
  • 2004 Awarded the George E. Wilson Award of Excellence; highest CAIB mark in Manitoba
  • 1998 Began her insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines
  • 11 years experience in the financial sector and integral to her family’s retail business
  • 1983 Graduated with Business Administration Diploma, Honors, major in Finance, from Red River College

e: Cherylg@rempelinsurance.com

Cheryl enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, golfing, water sports, and attending sporting events. Her favorite place is on a beach by the ocean. Cheryl’s community involvement includes Stampede Kick-off and Cancer Care MB Fundraisers.

Josh Wiebe, B. Admin Dip.
Finance Manager
  • 2016 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2015 Began his career with Rempel Insurance as a Finance Manager
  • 2014 Achieved Finance Manager role in the manufacturing industry
  • 2013 Moved into private industry; construction and hospitality corporations
  • 2010 Graduated with a Business Administration Diploma majoring in Finance, a 3rd level CGA program equivalent, from Red River College

e: Joshw@rempelinsurance.com

Josh enjoys traveling, fishing, golfing and beekeeping. His community involvement includes board appointments with the Beekeeper’s association and Winkler Farmers Market

Lynn Rempel, B. Ed., CAIB
Transition Consultant

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2018 Appointed Transition Consultant after sale of Rempel Insurance to long-term employee Shawn Graydon
  • 2012 President of Rempel insurance Brokers, after passing of partner and husband Dale Rempel
  • 2012 Achieved CAIB Designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 1991 Became a Licensed General Insurance Broker
  • 1990 Vice President of Rempel Insurance Brokers. Began career as an insurance broker in the role of executive assistant and human resource advisor
  • 1986 Graduated with Bachelor of Education from University of Manitoba; gained experience in elementary education and resource/special education
  • Experience includes administration, human resources and marketing, with focus on office operation
  • Experience with Dale’s Hail, including administration, sale’s service support and promotions

e: Lynnr@rempelinsurance.com

Lynn enjoys spending time with her family, including 3 grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys attending sporting events and travelling with family and friends. She has volunteered with many community organizations and serves on industry boards. She also assists with several awards and events that honour her late husband and business partner Dale Rempel.

Team Members

Brendan Heppner, CAIB
Senior Account Manager/Information Technology (IT) Technician

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2015 Began Customer Service for the Insurance Professional (CSIP) Training
  • 2014 Achieved his CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2010 Appointed as IT Technician
  • 2007 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Long-Haul Trucking and Commercial Industry insurance
  • 2007 5 years in the grocery retail sector

e: Brendanh@rempelinsurance.com

Brendan enjoys playing hockey, designing websites/logos and techy things. In summer he enjoys golf and off-roading on his ATV. He is very family-oriented; spending lots of time with his nieces and nephews.

David Schmidt, BA, CAIB, CRM
Account Executive

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2016 Became a CAFA Member (Canadian Association of Farm Advisors)
  • 2014 Began his career with Rempel Insurance with 5 years of previous Commercial and Life Insurance experience
  • 2013 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers of Canada
  • 2012 Achieved Canadian Risk Management Designation from the University of Winnipeg
  • 2009 Began his insurance career in Winnipeg; became a Licensed General and Life Insurance Broker, specializing in Property & Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance, Living Benefits & Group Insurance
  • 2006 3 years employed as a youth ministry coordinator in Winnipeg
  • 2004 2 years in the agriculture industry with a local seed dealer
  • 2004 Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Education Studies from Providence College

e: Davids@rempelinsurance.com

David enjoys his after-hours attempts to be an expert home-renovator, professional athlete and top-notch Dad.

Colin Harbinson, CAIB
Senior Account Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2008 appointed Agent Manager for Dale’s Hail Ltd.
  • 2001 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 1998 Began his insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Farm and Commercial Industry Insurance and Crop Hail insurance
  • 1998 10 years in the agriculture sector
  • 1990 8 years in the grocery retail industry

e: Colinh@rempelinsurance.com

Colin enjoys many outdoor activities with his family, including motorcycling, and playing drums. He is a 29-year member and former Fire Chief with Morris fire Department.

Kellie Collette-Funk, CAIB
Senior Account Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2013 Appointed Key Autopac Person (KAP)
  • 2012 Achieved her CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2004 Began her insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers; became a Licensed Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines

e: Kelliec@rempelinsurance.com

Kellie enjoys baking, reading, knitting, camping and spending time with family. She volunteers for our community’s minor hockey, junior hockey and Busy Nest Day Care.

Breanne Dequier
Customer Service Representative

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2018 Achieved Level 2 License (completion of CAIB 1, 2, & 3)
  • 2016 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance team and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker, specializing in Autopac and Personal Lines
  • 2016 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2015 19 months experience as an Executive Assistant

e: Breanned@rempelinsurance.com

Breanne enjoys spending time with family and friends, baking and crafting. She is more than happy to don a crown and embrace the role of princess at community fundraisers and events.

Alison Rempel
Customer Service Representative

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2017 Successful completion of CAIB 1
  • 2017 Started training for Long-Haul Trucking
  • 2016 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker specializing in Autopac
  • 2016 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2015 2 years Customer Service Experience in the retail industry
  • 2015 1 year experience in the Youth Care and Development industry

e: Alisonr@rempelinsurance.com

Alison enjoys outdoor activities, mostly with her beloved canine by her side. Her community involvement includes volunteering at Pembina Valley Twisters’ games, Cancer Care MB events, Busy Nest Day Care and Youth for Christ Fundraisers

Nathan Christiuk, BBA
Account Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2016 Achieved Level 2 License (completion of CAIB 1, 2, & 3)
  • 2014 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance Brokers and became a Licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Long-Haul Trucking, Farm and Commercial Industry insurance, and Crop Hail insurance
  • 2014 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2014 Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from University of Jamestown

e: Nathanc@rempelinsurance.com

Nathan enjoys participating in multiple team sports. He is involved in initiatives and events in the Dufrost, Dominion City, and surrounding area.

Jennifer Hildebrand
Customer Service Representative

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2019 Achieved her CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers Association of Canada
  • 2016 Began her insurance career with Rempel Insurance team and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Autopac, Commercial & Farm insurance
  • 2016 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2005 11 years experience in the agricultural sector; Agri-product retailer

e: Jennh@rempelinsurance.com

Jennifer enjoys reading, gardening, crafting and spending time in the kitchen, particularly with her daughter. Her community involvement includes several local board appointments. She also enjoys volunteering in her local church.

Ryan Gawronsky
Customer Service Representative

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2019 Began CAIB 1
  • 2018 Began his insurance career with Rempel Insurance team and became a licensed General Insurance Broker; trained to specialize in Autopac, Long-Haul Trucking insurance, and Crop Hail insurance
  • 2018 Successful completion of Fundamentals of Insurance
  • 2018 Graduated with Business Administration Diploma, majoring in Administration, from Red River College
  • 2017 Gained insurance and office experience as Rempel Insurance summer student

e: Ryang@rempelinsurance.com

Ryan is an avid hunter and trapper who enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends. Each year he walks with his mother in the local cancer walk fundraiser.

Andy Anderson, Ag. Dip., CAIB
Senior Account Manager

Licenced Insurance Broker

  • 2010 Awarded Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan Top 100 Brokers
  • 2003 Completed Bauman Commercial Sales Certification
  • 1995 Achieved CAIB designation from the Insurance Brokers of Canada
  • 1991 Began his insurance broker career with Rempel Insurance Brokers; became a Licensed General and Life Insurance Broker, specializing in Property & Casualty Insurance as well as Life Insurance, Living Benefits & Group Insurance
  • 1987 Graduated with Agriculture Diploma from the University of Manitoba
  • 1985 Operated his own grain and hog farm for 10 years

e: Andya@rempelinsurance.com

Andy enjoys traveling, motorcycling, boating, snowmobiling, Jets games, friends and most of all, our family 2 children, their spouses and 6 grandchildren.